Application Information

Thank you for your interest in our program. We look forward to reviewing your application!

Please submit your application using ASHP’s Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). Application requirements:

  • Eligible for pharmacy licensure in North Carolina
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Pharmacy school transcripts
    • Pre-requisites: Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited school or college; minimum GPA of 2.5 or PASS.
  • Letters of reference (3)
  • Letter of intent
    • Please describe how this residency program aligns with your personal and professional goals
    • You may also use this space to share any additional information about yourself that you feel is not represented elsewhere in your application
    • The letter should meet the following formatting requirements: single-spaced, 1” margins, 11 pt font, 1 page max

Application Deadline

The deadline for this residency program can be found in PhORCAS.

Application to the UNC Graduate School

The Master of Science Degree in Health System Pharmacy program is offered as a collaboration between:

  • Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist
  • University of North Carolina Health
  • Duke University Health System
  • Cone Health
  • Novant Health
  • University of North Carolina Health Rex
  • University Hospitals Cleveland
  • Mission Health
  • Penn Medicine Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston Medical Center
  • BayCare Health System
  • Baptist Health South Florida
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Aurora Health Care (now a part of AdvocateHealth)
  • Eskenazi Health

While everyone who is accepted into the program will receive their Master of Science degree from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (UNC), your residency activities will take place at the health-system you matched with.

Interested applicants will need to apply to the UNC Graduate School for their didactic component, as well as to each site of interest.

To apply to the UNC Graduate School, please submit your application via the UNC Graduate School Application site. In addition, you must provide:

  • A non-refundable $95 application fee
  • Academic transcripts (unofficial) for each school attended
  • 3 letters of recommendation (may be identical to PhORCAS recommendations)
  • Statement of purpose (2 page maximum)
  • Resume/CV
  • Community Standards Questions

Application Guidelines for UNC Graduate School

  • Both components of the application (Wake Forest Baptist and UNC Graduate School) must be submitted in order to complete the application process
  • Only one graduate school application is required, even if you are applying to more than 1 program
  • We participate in “the Match,” so applicants must be registered to be considered for this residency